Aggreko put Media at the Heart of the Action at SportAccord Convention
BELEK, Turkey, April 3, 2014
BELEK, Turkey, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Aggreko, the world leader in the provision of temporary power generation and
temperature control solutions, will be participating as a Silver Partner at
SportAccord Convention 2014, taking place 6-11 April at the Susesi Convention
Centre in Belek/Antalya, Turkey.
For the sixth consecutive year Aggreko will be hosting the event's media
suite, a dedicated area for accredited international sports media that serves
as a hub for interviews and press conferences. The setup will be in a prime
location, ensuring it is in close proximity to the action and facilitates
real-time development of news stories.
For more than 50 years Aggreko's involvement in the sports industry has gone
far beyond the simple provision of rental services. They have a solid
understanding of the sports world's often complex structures and have worked
with nine Olympic Games, five FIFA World Cups (including FIFA World Cup 2014)
and numerous Formula One races.
"Aggreko's continued support of the Convention highlights their commitment to
the sports industry," said Nis Hatt, Managing Director of SportAccord
"With some of the world's most iconic sports events on their business profile,
Aggreko have a proven track record of working with the industry's leaders. In
addition to their wealth of experience, Aggreko are known for delivering
quality service to key global events and we are really looking forward to
working with them in Turkey."
SportAccord Convention serves as the primary networking platform for
international sport and Aggreko is working hard in its preparations for the
"Industry platforms such as the SportAccord Convention are essential in
helping to bring together key players with proven industry capabilities,
ensuring the continued success of any sport event, said David de Behr, Head of
Major Events at Aggreko EMEA.
"It takes a considerable amount of experience and expertise to successfully
execute projects in the world of sport. Their high visibility and transient
nature means that providers need to be 10 steps ahead when planning,
installing and running critical services."
" Reliable temporary power and temperature control solutions are essential for
the success of any sport event, especially when you consider the endless
auxiliary services that rely on constant power - broadcasting, hospitality,
security, cleaning and waste and logistics to name but a few. We are proud to
be part of this year's SportAccord Convention for the sixth time, and look
forward to continued service delivery success to the sport industry."
Aggreko plc is the world leader in the supply of temporary power and
temperature control solutions. Aggreko employs over 6,000 people operating
from 202 locations. In 2013 we served customers in about 100 countries, and
had revenues of approximately GBP 1.6bn (USD 2.5bn or Euros 1.9bn). Aggreko
plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (AGK.L), is a member of the
FTSE-100 index, and is headquartered in Scotland. For more information, please
visit the company website at http://www.aggreko.com
Aggreko provides power and temperature control solutions to customers who need
them either very quickly, or for a short or indeterminate length of time.
Examples would be the supply of power to an industrial site which needs to
service its permanent power supply, supplying a whole city in times of power
shortage, or providing a major sporting event with power and cooling systems.
We serve our customers either through our 202 service centres, which we call
the Local business, or globally through our Power Projects business.
In the Local business, which accounts for about half of our revenues, we hire
our equipment to customers, who then operate it for themselves, although we
retain responsibility for servicing and maintaining it. In the Power Projects
business, which also accounts for about half of our revenues, we operate as a
power producer. We install and operate power plants and we charge our
customers both for providing the generating capacity, and for the electricity
we produce. We design and manufacture equipment specifically for these
requirements in our factory in Dumbarton, Scotland.
Recent customers include the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the
Ryder Cup, Cirque du Soleil and the power utilities in over 50 countries
including the UK, France, Ivory Coast, Mozambique, Indonesia, Bangladesh,
Argentina, Venezuela, Chile, Brazil and the USA.
In 2013 we fulfilled almost 48,000 customers' assignments and 72% of those who
responded to our research gave us a recommendation of 9 or 10 out of 10.
About SportAccord Convention
SportAccord Convention is the world's premier annual event at the service of
sport, focused on driving positive change internationally, and dedicated to
engaging rights holders, organising committees, cities, businesses and other
organisations in the development of sport.
Owned by SportAccord, ASOIF and AIOWF, SportAccord Convention annually brings
together representatives from more than 100 international sports federations
and organisations affiliated to SportAccord (General Association of
International Sports Federations), ASOIF (Association of Summer Olympic
International Federations), AIOWF (Association of the International Olympic
Winter Sports Federations), ARISF (Association of IOC Recognised International
Sports Federations), AIMS (Alliance of Independent Members of SportAccord), in
addition to the International Olympic Committee Executive Board.
Contact: Johanna Grijalba, Group PR Manager, Aggreko T: +971 56 177 5761,
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